December 26, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 26, 2020 by Indiana State Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020:

Cass: 4098 (14 new cases); 39 deaths, 10.6% positivity
Carroll: 1259 (11 new cases); 14 deaths, 17.6% positivity
Fulton: 1344 (9 new cases); 24 deaths, 7.8% positivity
Pulaski: 816 (4 new cases); 31 deaths, 14.7% positivity
Miami: 2632 (20 new cases); 24 deaths, 15.7% positivity
Howard: 6369 (34 new cases); 111 deaths, 14.3% positivity
White: 2218 (25 new cases); 27 deaths, 11.7% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2133 total capacity)
26.7% available
29.8% in use – COVID
43.5% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
33.8% available
45.1% in use – COVID
21.1% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2804 total capacity)
70.7% available
12.6% in use – COVID
16.7% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
65% available
28.3% in use – COVID
6.7% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 12/25
Total COVID-19 patients – 2808 statewide; 132 in District 4

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 3,896 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 492,021 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,461 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 30 from the previous day. Another 340 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 2,595,969 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,586,165 on Friday. A total of 5,517,514 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.